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1.

El Espíritu de la Colmena

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Shortly after the Spanish civil war, a six-year-old girl attends a traveling movie show of Frankenstein and becomes haunted by her memory of it.
DVD
2006; 1973
Clemons (Stacks)
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Menschen Am Sonntag: Ein Film Ohne Schauspieler

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An effervescent, sunlit silent film about a handful of city dwellers enjoying a weekend outing that offers a rare glimpse of Weimar-era Berlin. A unique hybrid of documentary and fictional storytelling, the film was both an experiment and a mainstream hit that would influence generations of film artists around the world. People On Sunday represents an astonishing confluence of talent, an early collaboration by a group of German filmmakers who would all go on to become major Hollywood players.
DVD
2011
Clemons (Stacks)
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Cronos

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Kindly antiques dealer Jesus Gris happens upon an ancient golden device, and soon finds himself possessor and victim of its sinister, addictive powers, as well as the target of a mysterious, crude American named Angel.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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Le Quai des Brumes: Port of Shadows

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Down a desolate road to the port city of Le Havre travels Jean, an army deserter looking for another chance to make good in life. However, fate has a different plan when acts of revenge and kindness turn him into front-page news.
DVD
2004; 1938
Clemons (Stacks)
5.

Haxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages

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In a series of dramatic vignettes to explore the scientific hypothesis that witches of the middle ages and turn-of-the-century psychiatric patients suffer from the same type of hysteria. Its a witches brew of the scary, the gross and the darkly humorous.
DVD
2001; 1922
Clemons (Stacks)
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Hopscotch

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One of the CIA's top international operatives is suddenly relegated to a desk job in an agency power play. Unwilling to go quietly, and with the aid of a chic Viennese widow, he puts himself back in the game by writing a memoir exposing the innermost secrets of every major intelligence agency in the world. The CIA now wants him dead, but he refuses to cooperate - because he's having to much fun!
DVD
2002; 1980
Clemons (Stacks)
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Billy Liar

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Billy dreams of escape from an unsympathetic, resolutely working-class family, a pair of demanding fiancees, and an insecure dead-end job at an undertakers.
DVD
2001; 1963
Clemons (Stacks)
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La Bataille d'Alger: The Battle of Algiers

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Focuses on the harrowing events of 1957, a key year in Algeria's struggle for independence from France. Recreates the tumultuous Algerian uprising against the occupying French in the 1950s. As violence escalates on both sides, the French torture prisoners for information and the Algerians resort to terrorism in their quest for independence. Children shoot soldiers at point-blank range, women plant bombs in cafés. The French win the battle, but ultimately lose the war as the Algerian people demonstrate that they will no longer be suppressed.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
9.

La Bataille d'Alger: The Battle of Algiers

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Focuses on the harrowing events of 1957, a key year in Algeria's struggle for independence from France. Recreates the tumultuous Algerian uprising against the occupying French in the 1950s. As violence escalates on both sides, the French torture prisoners for information and the Algerians resort to terrorism in their quest for independence. Children shoot soldiers at point-blank range, women plant bombs in cafés. The French win the battle, but ultimately lose the war as the Algerian people demonstrate that they will no longer be suppressed.
DVD
2004
10.

Grey Gardens

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Portrait of the relationship between Edith Bouvier Beale and her grown daughter, Little Edie, once and aspiring actress in New York who left her career to care for her aging mother in their East Hampton home, and never left again. The aunt and cousin of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis feed their cats and raccoons and rehash their pasts behind the walls of their decaying mansion, Grey Gardens.
DVD
2001; 1976
Clemons (Stacks)
11.

Life of Oharu: Saikaku Ichidai Onna

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In 17th-century Japan, a samurai's daughter, Oharu, falls in love with a pretty servant. Caught together, the man is beheaded and Oharu and her family are exiled. After enduring further misfortunes as a concubine, a courtesan, wife, and prostitute, Oharu becomes a mendicant nun in her old age.
Laserdisc
1997; 1952
Ivy (By Request)
12.

Olympia

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Laserdisc
1997; 1939
Ivy (By Request)
13.

Pink Flamingos

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This underground epic, which breaks every rule of good filmmaking and good taste, set a benchmark for the bizarre that has never been equaled. Babs Johnson, a trailer park bon vivant proudly claims the title, the filthiest person alive. The envy of every neighborhood degenerate, it isn't long before another couple set their sites on Divine's legacy, and in the proud American tradition, competition forces each contender to outdo the other. "Like a septic tank explosion", this film is a "paragon of bad taste...shocking, nauseating, hilarious."
Laserdisc
1997; 1972
Ivy (By Request)
14.

Citizen Kane

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Study of the corruption of power, a story of Charles Foster Kane, a newspaper tycoon with rather pointed parallels to the life of William Randolph Hearst. Introduces cinematic techniques of overlapping dialogue, special wide-angle, deep-focus photography and the dialogue track to span a long period of time.
Laserdisc
1984
Ivy (By Request)
15.

Höstsonaten: Autumn Sonata

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An international concert pianist visits her grown daughter after a seven-year absence. Aching with the memory of her mother's neglect, the introverted daughter explodes into a rage and the reunion turns into a shattering confrontation.
Laserdisc
1995; 1978
Ivy (By Request)
16.

Osaka Elegy

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Ayako lives in Osaka, a city whose men are notorious for their greed and spinelessness. In Osaka, money talks, men whine and the women do the dirty work. Ayako finds the out the hard way.
Laserdisc
1995; 1936
Ivy (By Request)
17.

Sanjuro

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A samurai turns up in a town where nine young men are plotting to overthrow a corrupt regime. He takes charge of the group and attempts to formulate a plan to deceive the old bosses.
Laserdisc
1995; 1962
Ivy (By Request)